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Author Bryant, Michael, 1955-

Title Self-hypnosis for dummies / by Mike Bryant and Peter Mabbutt.

Imprint Chichester : Wiley, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  615.85122 B841s 2010    ---  Available
 Axe Compact Discs 1st Floor  615.85122 B841s 2010    ---  Available
Description xviii, 322 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.).
Series --For dummies
--For dummies.
Note Includes CD.
Includes index.
Summary A hands-on guide to achieving your goals using hypnosis. Whether you want to lose weight, overcome anxiety or phobias, cure insomnia, stop smoking, or simply stop biting your nails, this guide has it covered! The reassuring and straight-talking information will help you harness the power of your mind and re-train your subconscious to think in more healthy and constructive ways, and to overcome specific issues, such as anxiety and paranoia, and break bad habits, such as smoking. The easy-to-follow style will guide you through every step of the process, empowering you to take control and start making changes right away.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Identifying your needs and preparing the way. What is self-hypnosis? ; Getting your mind and boy working together ; Using self-hypnosis to achieve your goals ; Resisting resistance and avoiding relapse -- Training your mind with self-hypnosis. Entering a hypnotic trance with traditional self-hypnosis ; Working with words : becoming your own recording star ; Consciously directing your unconscious ; Using unconscious self-hypnosis -- Improving your outlook with self-hypnosis. Putting paid to panic, anxiety, phobias, and fear ; Signing up to self-esteem ; Minimising pain ; Ironing out anger ; Overcoming insomnia -- Overcoming problems with self-hypnosis. Quitting smoking ; Keeping a handle on your drinking ; Controlling your eating habits ; Fostering good relationships -- The part of tens. Ten creative ways to enter trance ; Ten ways to know you're in trance ; Ten (or so) reasons to seek professional help before trying self-hypnosis.
Contents of CD. Introduction and safety message (3:10) -- Progressive relaxation induction and 10-to-1 deepener (6:34) -- General ego boosting (9:10) -- Weight control (8:02) -- Smoking (6:52) -- Anxiety (8:53) -- Insomnia (7:29) -- Unconscious self-hypnosis (4:51) -- Awakening (1:15).
Subject Autogenic training -- Popular works.
Hypnotism -- Therapeutic use.
Hypnotism -- Therapeutic use.
Added Author Mabbutt, Peter.
ISBN 9780470660737 (pbk)
0470660732 (pbk)
Music No. MD0075JSA Wiley

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